Growing rosemary, glorious marigolds, grilling recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

bees

A swarm in May is worth a load of hay;
a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon;
but a swarm in July is not worth a fly
.
–Beekeepers' saying, mid-17th century

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Rosemary
Rosemary
Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is an aromatic and distinctive herb with a sweet, resinous flavor. Here’s how to grow your own rosemary plants!
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Have a boat or a cabin and need a place to go?

Problem solved with an electric incinerating toilet. INCINOLET is clean, quiet, and best of all - simple!

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Marigolds
Marigolds
No annual is more cheerful or easier to grow than the marigold. These flowers are the spendthrifts among annuals, bringing a wealth of gold, copper, and brass into our summer and autumn gardens. The flower’s popularity probably derives in part from its ability to bloom brightly all...
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Slim & Healthy After 60: All It Takes is 1 Small Change

Former Idol star was suffering from digestive discomfort, fatigue, and more serious health issues. That has all changed…He lost weight, feels great, and it was all without some crazy diet or strenuous exercise program. Watch how he did it here >>

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Find Your Way Without a Compass
Find Your Way Without a Compass
As we get ready for hiking, camping, or just being outdoors, let’s explore how to find your way in the dark—without a compass—by using the stars, the Sun, and nature’s signs. Here are some fun pointers for the next time you’re outside. Don’t get lost! 
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Get cooking in a Magnolia Apron!

Enjoy your time in the kitchen this summer. This stunning kitchen apron evokes the fragrance of magnolias. Brighten up your kitchen with the Magnolia Apron!

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Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
If you’re going to grill, do it right! See if you know these top 10 tips for grilling, plus find our favorite recipes for the grill from classic burgers to BBQ ribs to easy kabobs.
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Dazzling garden stakes available now!
Fun and fancy combine with functional to create these special garden stakes! Treat yourself to a lovely addition to your dream garden! 
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Organic Pesticides: 5 Natural Ways to Beat Bugs
Organic Pesticides: 5 Natural Ways to Beat Bugs
There is no magic bullet for keeping your garden pest-free. It involves a lot of work and diligence on your part. Some tricks I have learned over the years are ways to cope with bugs without resorting to nasty chemicals. Here are my tips, including some homemade insecticidal sprays.
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Delightful matchboxes - beauty in the little things!

Treat yourself to delightful matchboxes from The Old Farmer’s Store! Each box contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips, and pulling them out of your drawer feels like finding a little treasure!

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